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Established in 1917, Sutton Tools is one of the oldest family businesses in Australia. With global manufacturing Sutton Tools is one of the largest family owned cutting tool companies in the world.

Sutton Tools produces over 17,000 items including a comprehensive range of high performance, precision drilling, threading and milling tools in HSS, HSS-E, Powdered Metal HSS and carbide.

Ranges are manufactured to ISO, DIN, ANSI, & JIS standards for regional market needs. The manufacturing capabilities are further complemented through in house leading technology in surface preparation, coatings and tool servicing. This facility includes Balzers new generation of INNOVA based coatings such as Alcrona Pro and ALDURA.

The HSS FORUM, a non-profit association created in 2001, gathers tool manufacturers, HSS producers and coating companies. The HSS Forum is the editor of the HSS Smart Guide, a 200-page pocket guide for machinists and students which provides basic and advanced information, including useful tips, related to machining operations using HSS and PM HSS cutting tools. The HSS FORUM also organizes technical conferences every four years.